Coastally Inspired . New products

It has been an incredible few weeks. The weather has been fantastic in Cornwall and we have had so many friends and family visit, it has been so good to share all the new experiences and discoveries in our new home by the coast. Alongside all the social activity we have been working really hard […]

Little Black Lies – Book Review

The first book review of my Summer Reading Challenge is Little Black Lies by Sharon Bolton. I read this book on a family holiday to Malta and I had high hopes for it. I really did. I had read some amazing reviews from readers I trust on the online book club I am a member […]

Summer Glamping Wish List

I’m the kind of person who needs a project. Whether it’s demolishing walls or learning a new craft, I like to feel I have something on the boil, challenging me, making me think. Otherwise I get a bit restless, bored, then melancholic and then just downright fed up. Throughout the Summer work goes a little […]

Playlist July 2015

Last month I wrote about how I get myself organised for busy times, with a blog post called ‘Maintaining the Calm‘. At the bottom of the post I added the playlist I was listening to. I make a new playlist on Spotify every month and a few of you got in touch to say you […]

Heatwave Fashion!

Here in the UK, you may be aware we are experiencing a HEATWAVE!!! So today, on the hottest day of the year (if you believe the rumours, the hottest day the UK has seen ever) I am busily working from home as usual, but today I feel especially fortunate as I have flung the studio […]

Weidro Beardo

I’m not a huge fan of facial hair. Until recent times I’d always associated displays of folicular fancy with old men, pirates and Forrest Gump. But not so anymore, the cool hipsters have cottoned on to the hobo look and like it or not hairy faces are everywhere! So beards are sexy again, historically they […]

Homemade Tortilla Chips and Epic Creamy Dip Recipe

The weather is warming up and my brain automatically changes gear, it starts obsessing about alfresco dining. The summer is the perfect time to eat healthily, huge salads, grilled meats and seafoods are all yummy and the smell of a charcoal barbecue on a warm evening is devine torture, while waiting for those coals to […]